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February 16, 2016

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Andria Kaplan was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron in 2013. For much of her adult life, she’s had one thing on her mind: sharing the light of Israel.


Before her Masa Israel experience, Andria launched “Urbanites”, a Jewish young professionals group that brings more opportunities for young Cleveland’s young Jewish community to get together.

After launching the successful group, Andria yearned for a career change and wanted to spend meaningful time with her family in Israel.


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February 12, 2016

In honor of Presidents' Day, we're challenging you to see how much you know about U.S. and Israeli Presidents:

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February 12, 2016

Valentine's Day may not be a Jewish holiday, but we can't stop ourselves from kvelling over all of these beautiful alumni couples who met in Israel:


1. Kelly and Jon, 2008


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Kelly and Jon met through friends during their gap year in 2008-2009. Now, eight years later...

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